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Synonyms for bugaboo

an imaginary monster used to frighten children

a source of concern

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IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Bugaboo International has selected IFS Applications 9 to support a variety of business processes including finance, purchasing, manufacturing, sales, quality control, product lifecycle management, and human resources.
Bugaboo International BV is a global mobility company that makes strollers for infants and toddlers and a luggage system, the Bugaboo Boxer, for travelers.
Bugaboo has started a program named Connect to enable future growth for the company.
IFS has a global presence and we were impressed by their understanding of our requirements and the solution we are now implementing, said Barry van der Groep, CIO at Bugaboo.
The Bugaboos, named after a turn-of-20th Century gold hoax, have become icons of the mountaineering world.
At the picturesque Bugaboo Lodge, my fellow hikers and I were suited and booted with all the gear necessary for the days ahead.
Every part appeared to have been named somewhere down the line ( Groovy Ridge, Silver Basin, Chalice Creek, Bugaboo Spire.
Bugaboo Creek Steakhouse and the Capital Grille -- that have e maintained a stately steady growth pace.
The company now owns, operates and franchises 139 restaurants, including 109 LongHorn Steakhouses, 17 Bugaboo Creeks and 11 Capital Grilles.
Bugaboo Creek Steak Houses are casual, family-oriented steakhouses built to resemble mountain lodges and decorated with animated displays such as a talking tree, talking moose and buffalo.
At Bugaboo, for instance, such branded creations as Moose Juice and the Pineapple Martini are big, while at Long-Horn, it's longneck brews.
In the first place the Bohrean bugaboos were safely put away in the microcosmic world where we couldn't really touch them nor they us.
Among the problems he'd like to address are the usual panoply of bogus environmental ills (overpopulation, ozone holes, global warming, landfill overflow); weird Oprah Winfrey bugaboos like 400,000 children abducted a year, many for the purposes of rape, murder, and torture; the rampant spread of heterosexual AIDS; and so on.